Algeria beats Nigeria 1-0 to win 1990 AFCON

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ALGIERS, Mar. 16, 1990 (AMP) — Algeria 1990 : Algeria claimed the Africa Cup of Nations crown with a 1-0 win against Nigeria (halftime: 1-0) in the final on Friday afternoon.

Fixtures and Results : Second Round

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Overview

Algeria at the AFCON

  • 7 appearances (first in 1968)
  • 12 participations in the qualifications (first in 1968)
  • Statistics: Runners-up (1980) Third Place (1984, 1988) Fourth Place (1982)

Nigeria at the AFCON

  • 1 title (1980)
  • 8 appearances (first in 1963)
  • 12 participations in the qualifications (first in 1962)
  • Statistics: Champions (1980) Runners-up (1984, 1988) Third Place (1976, 1978)
Algeria
1:0
Nigeria
1:0 (1:0)
  • 16 March 1990
  • 16:00
  • Algiers

AFCON History

Africa Cup of Nations History

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